St. Petersburg and Pinellas County free food banks and pantries.

Get free food, meals, or groceries from St. Petersburg, Largo, Indian Rocks Beach, Pinellas Park, and Clearwater food banks. There are also hot meals from soup kitchens or Meals on Wheels, including during the holidays. Find free emergency food pantries, churches, and government hunger prevention programs in Pinellas County near you below. There are programs for the low income, elderly, unemployed, needy, and working poor among others. While more limited, qualified applicants may even get financial assistance from a food bank too or a referral to appropriate programs.

Some of the food banks in Pinellas County can provide more than just perishable or non-perishable food. Some locations can offer additional items such as clothing, baby supplies, personal hygiene items, cleaning items, and almost all locations serve as a great place to get information and referrals from. Some locations also process application for public assistance such as WIC or SNAP food stamps.

Below you will find addresses, phone numbers, and details on the places to turn to for free food. There is also a referral number at the bottom of the page for more information on county resources. Never hesitate to call a non-profit or church for help. The counselors and volunteers at this sites are friendly, caring, and considerate, and assistance is confidential.

In addition to the city below, there are regional options too. They will offer meals, personal hygiene and other assistance across the county.

  • There is the community action agency (Opportunity Council) can provide information on state and county government benefits, including SNAP food stamps, free school lunches, and more.
  • There are also multiple Salvation Army soup kitchens and food pantries too, including St. Petersburg as well as Clearwater. The faith based charity also serves Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. More on Salvation Army food assistance programs Pinellas County.

 

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St. Petersburg food banks and soup kitchens

Pinellas Community Church
5501 31st Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
Telephone number of the pantry is (727) 866-1184
A pantry is on site. Free groceries as well as special seasonal/holiday meals are served to the low income or needy.

Alpha House of Pinellas
Address : 701 - 5th Avenue North
St. Petersburg Florida
822-8190
Food items, including formula, baby food, and cereal. There are also free personal toiletries, help for immigrants and others who are facing hunger.

ASAP Homeless Service
423 - 11th Ave. S.
Phone number - 823-5665
Perishables & non-perishable items, such as groceries, breads, and more. There is also a soup kitchen for hot meals.

Mercy Keepers
Address is 2021 9th Avenue S.
Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
Call (727) 323-5155

 

 

 

 

St. Pete Vineyard
Soup pantry and pantry address is 5000 10th St N
St. Petersburg 33703
Phone: 727-502-6783
The resources may include a soup kitchen for hot meals as well as a food pantry. It has Christmas and Thanksgiving holiday food baskets too.

Tree of Life
4682 40th Ave N
St. Petersburg Florida 33714
The pantry phone number is 231-577-8420

A New Direction
2365 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg Florida 33713
Main Phone: 727-557-7941
The charity will distribute fresh produce, vegetables, meat and more.

Pasadena Community Church
227-70th Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
(727) 381-2499
The food pantry may have many groceries, personal or household supplies. Find Cooking Oil, Canned vegetables, Meats, Dairy, Canned chicken or other meats, laundry detergent, soap, and more.

Bay Area Pregnancy Center
Center address - 4196 - 57th Ave. N.
Phone - 525-4541
Only non-perishable foodstuff is offered. Focus is on babies and mothers. May also have free diapers and formula as well as maternity clothes.

Benedict Haven
Address of the center is 210 - 72nd Ave. N.
Call for help - 525-5205

CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse)
1011 - 1st Ave. N.
Phone number 895-4912
Domestic abuse families are the focus.

Clearview United Methodist Church Food Pantry
Address - 4515 - 38th Ave. N.
Dial - 522-4673
The church offers access to a pantry that distributes foodstuffs to the low income. Special Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and assistance may be distributed too.

Daystar Life Center
226 - 6th St. S.
St. Petersburg Florida
825-0442
Some perishables and other foodstuff is provided to the low income.

 

 

 

Family Resources
Facility address - 3821 - 5th Ave. N.
384-8336
St. Petersburg Florida based pantry.
Students and teenagers can also learn about summer snack and food programs for when they are out of school and no longer have access to free lunches.

Family Visitation House – Children’s Home Society
2731 - 13th Ave. N.
552-1482

St Luke's United Methodist
Location is 4444 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone:(727) 321-1335
The center provides both perishables & non-perishable food assistance. Resources also include baby formula for single moms, holiday meals, and much more.

Church of God
Address - 5595 66th St N
St Petersburg, Florida 33709
(727) 546-1517
An emergency food pantry is on site. Seniors and low income families can use the programs at this Pinellas County center.

Elim Seventh Day Adventist
4824 2nd Ave S
St Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 327-8651
Free groceries, fruits, and non-perishable food may be offered.

Pinellas Community Church - Feed St. Pete
Address: 5501 31st St S
St Petersburg, FL 33712
Donations are used to feed the hungry. Clients range from the underemployed to people seeking a free holiday meal.

Grace Bible Church
Church address is 555 - 61st St. S.
Call 345-0534 for hours

Grace Lutheran Thrift Store
4300 Haines Rd. N.
St. Petersburg Florida
525-8083
They only offer clothing and household goods. There is not food at this location.

Mary's Outreach for Women
4144 Central Ave.
Call 323-5100
St. Petersburg Florida
Baby food, cereal, formula. Females from the community can get referrals to other non-profits in Pinellas County region. Will also help victims of domestic violence.

 

 

 

 

Mustard Seed Inn
1735 Dr. MLK Jr. St. S.
502-0188 x. 347
A free food pantry is on site as well as personal hygiene items, including feminine products, soap, detergent, and more.

Operation Attack
Address - 1310 - 22nd Ave. S.
Phone number 822-1187

People That Love Mission Food & Clothing Pantry
Primary address is 817 - 5th Ave. N.
Call 421-3745
Call or stop by the charity for free clothing or food.

Salvation Army
Primary address is 1400 - 4th St. S.
St. Petersburg Florida
822-4954
This agency offers several forms of financial assistance, food, money for bills, rent, and counseling. Free Thanksgiving and Christmas meals are served along with a year round pantry. They also deliver food to the disabled and/or senior citizens.

Solid Rock Ministries
4128 - 28th St. N.
521-6306
Free or low cost perishables & non-perishable.

St. Petersburg Dream Center
Site address - 1360 - 16th St. S.
Phone number - 520-1909
Call the food site for information and referrals.

St. Petersburg Free Clinic
863 - 3rd Ave. N.
St. Petersburg Florida
Dial for help - 821-1200

St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church
Food pantry address is 3747 34th St S
St Petersburg, FL 33711
Dial (727) 867-7015
Learn about everything from SNAP food stamp intake sites to local soup kitchens or pantries.

St. Vincent de Paul Society
401 -15th St. North
Call the center at - 823-2516
Various social services and emergency aid is available. This includes perishable food, holiday meals and non-perishable items. While more limited, some funds may be available for paying rent or electric bills. Low income children and seniors are always a priority of St. Vincent.

Wesley United Methodist Church Food & Clothing Pantry
Main location is 301 - 37th Ave. N.
Call for help - 896-4797
Perishables & non-perishables. There are also holiday meals (Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving).

YWCA/USF Family Village
429 - 6th Ave. South
St. Petersburg Florida
Phone - 823-2859
Items provided include perishables & non-perishable food items.

Largo food pantries, soup kitchens and free food banks

Beaming Hope
11000 110th Ave N
Largo, FL 33778
Phone: 813-317-7047

Restoration Ministry Largo
10888 126th Ave N
Largo Florida 33778
Main Phone: 813-770-7033
The pantry has free canned goods, paper products, and personal toiletries. There is help for the unemployed and those in a crisis. Or get free canned meats, milk, yogurt, fruit juices and other goods.

Oak Ridge Wesleyan
Main address is 11000 110 Ave N
Largo FL 33778
The food pantry Telephone number is: 727-393-9182

 

 

 

 

Oldsmar Cares
163 State Rd 580 W
Oldsmar 34677
Telephone for intake is 727-748-9744

Christ The King Lutheran
11220 Oakhurst Road
Largo 33774
Phone: 727-595-2117

Oak Ridge Wesleyan
Location is 11000 110 Ave N
Largo Florida 33778
Phone: 727-393-9182
A pantry is on site. Based on donations, there may be Rice, Pasta, Cereal, Peanut Butter, Fruits and Vegetables, Flour and more. Households goods from the Pinellas County pantry may be paper products, soap, sanitizer, razors, or free feminine goods.

Abundant Life Ministries – Bread of Life Food Pantry
1550 Belcher Rd. S.
Largo, Florida
Two phone numbers are 210-5433 and 507-0281
The center can distribute both perishables & non-perishable food items.

Bay Area Pregnancy Center
Food bank location is 11600 Seminole Blvd.
Dial for help - 395-9500
Baby food, diapers, and other forms of non-financial aid. There is help for new or single mothers, pregnant teens and others. Or apply for WIC vouchers for education or baby formula.

Indian Rocks Baptist Church
Site location is 12685 Ulmerton Rd.
Largo, Florida
Call 595-3421 for intake.

Ministry of Helping Hands (St. Patrick Catholic Church)
1507 Trotter Rd.
Largo, Florida
Telephone number - 584-2318

Pinellas Village
Address: 8384 Bayou Boardwalk
Call the charity at 399-2500

RCS (Religious Community Services) items will go to the RCS Food Bank
Location - 2960 East Bay Dr.
Phone number - 531-6266
Non-perishables

Ridgecrest Community Services
Center address - 12601- 130th Ave. N.
Dial - 596-3676
Social workers may help people receive free food and meals. Or get help in applying for programs such as SNAP food stamps.

Christian Outreach Center
Address - 11220 Oakhurst Rd.
Largo, Florida
Center phone number - 595-2117

Indian Rocks food banks and pantries

Calvary Episcopal Church Food Pantry
Address of the pantry - 1615 First St.
Indian Rocks Beach Florida
Call - 727-282-4085
Non-perishable food items for local residents of the Beach Community and nearby Largo and Seminole.

Pinellas Park food banks

Christ Cornerstone Church Homeless Ministry
Main address is 5545 - 62nd Ave. N.
Pinellas Park Florida
Dial - 547-6280
Call for access to perishables & also so called non-perishable food items. This can include rice, baby formula, breads and meats.

First Church of the Nazarene Heaven’s Pantry
6565 - 78th Ave. North
Telephone number - 544-3608
Perishables & non-perishable items can be offered to the low income.

First United Methodist Church Can Cupboard
9025 - 49th St. N.
546-5741, ext. 29
Breads, vegetables, and other perishables & non-perishable foodstuff is provided.

Girls Inc. of Pinellas
7700 - 61st St. North, Pinellas Park Florida
Phone 544-6230
Non-perishable food items.

 

 

 

 

Good Samaritan Church Food Pantry
6085 Park Blvd.
544-8558
Only non-perishable food and groceries are offered. Cereal, canned meat or fruits, pasta or sauce, and even free household goods like soap or sanitizer.

Northside “He Cares” Food Pantry
Northside Baptist Church, 9825 - 66th Street North
545-4880
Low income, homeless, and others who are struggling, like the unemployed, can get help.

Operation PAR (Parental Awareness and Responsibility)
6655 - 66th St. N.
545-7564
Non-perishables.

St. Giles Episcopal Church Food Pantry
8271 - 52nd Street
Pinellas Park FL
545-2664
Perishables & non-perishable foods, fruits, and vegetables. Emergency food boxes may be distributed to low income families and seniors.

Suncoast Haven of Rest Rescue Mission
Address - 5625 Park Blvd.
Call for help - 545-8282
A major focus is on the homeless.

Vincent House
4801 - 78th Ave. N.
Pinellas Park Florida
541-0321
This center distributes perishables & non-perishable foodstuffs to local individuals and families.

Clearwater food pantries

Bay Area Pregnancy Center
2380 Drew St. #6
Clearwater Florida
Phone number - 449-1988
Baby food, cereal and formula. Pregnancy tests and referrals to medical providers will be available too.

Feeding America Tampa Bay
4711 - 126th Ave. North
258-4940
A regional food bank for all of Pinellas County. They partner with churches and charities on feeding the low income, immigrants, and elderly. Free canned or fresh groceries, hot meals, dairy, soup, and more can be offered with their partners.

Calvary Church & Community
Food pantry and soup kitchen is at 200 McMullen Booth Rd South
Clearwater Florida 33759
Call 727-412-0145
Emergency food, meals, and referrals are given out. Pasta, baby food, Tomato sauce, Canned Tuna, Ensure for the elderly in Clearwater, and Easter/Thanksgiving meals are served.

Bayview Baptist
825 Howard St
Clearwater Florida 33759
Phone: 727-470-5809

Central Christian
1200 Keene Rd S
Clearwater FL 33756
Dial 727-446-0988
A faith based agency. They feed the low income, unemployed, working poor and disabled among others. There are also free hot meals, blankets for the homeless and other goods.

 

 

 

 

St. Mary Coptic Orthodox
2930 County Rd 193
Clearwater Florida 33759
Main Phone: 727-644-5190

Camelot Cares
4910D Creekside Blvd
Clearwater 33760
Phone: 727-593-0003

Foundation Village Neighborhood Family Center
918 Woodlawn St. Clearwater Florida
Telephone - 445-9504
Perishables & non-perishables

Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services
14041 Icot Blvd.
479-1800
Food aid offered includes both non-perishable and other perishable food. A major focus is on senior citizens and the homebound. Nutritional, USDA approved food or meals with vitamins and healthy food is given. There is also a free Meals on Wheels home delivery service.

HEP (Homeless Emergency Project)
1120 N. Betty Lane
Clearwater Florida
Dial 442-9041
Hot meals and groceries may be offered. Also get referrals to transition housing and security deposit assistance programs in Pinellas County.

High Point Neighborhood Family Center
5812 - 150th Ave. North
Clearwater Florida
533-0730
Perishables & non-perishables. Staff can also give details or referrals to USDA commodities like cheese, SNAP food stamps, and other low income programs.

Iglesia Del Nazareno
1601 No Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL 33755.
Phone number is 727-515-9796.  They operate a public food pantry and give out food each Tuesday morning from 10 am until noon.  The charity will also offer help in a family emergency and give out additional food is needed. Migrant workers, immigrants, and Latinos in the region are main clients.

Kimberly Home Pregnancy Resource Center
1189 NE Cleveland Street
Clearwater Florida
443-0471
Baby food, cereal & formula

Neighborly Care Network
Facility address - 13945 Evergreen Ave.
Phone - 573-9444
Thousands are helped from all the food banks and pantries in Pinellas County listed on this page.

Primera Iglesia Metodista Unida Hispana Verdad y Vida
15703 - 61st St. N.
Clearwater Florida
Telephone number - 531-3949
Non-perishable food stuffs and items.

Religious Community Services (RCS) Food Bank
700 Druid Rd.
443-4031
Perishables & non-perishables

Serenity Club of Clearwater
Address - 631 Turner Street
Call 461-5420 for hours.

Seventh Day Adventist Church
1445 Lakeview Rd.
Clearwater Florida
Church telephone number - 449-9200
Programs are offered for the very low income and homeless in the community. Call the church for help and guidance.

Somebody Cares Tampa Bay
21903 US Hwy. 19 N. (behind Toyota)
Dial for help - 536-2273

 

 

 

 

Sylvan Abbey United Methodist Church
Main address - 2817 Sunset Point Road
Clearwater Florida
Phone number is 796-3057
Non-perishables are passed out.

St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen
1345 Park St.
441-3790
St. Vincent DePaul is formed from various churches and religious groups. Call them for information on food and even financial assistance. They may facilitate shelter too and other services for the working poor.

Ozona Community
There is a food pantry at 610 Pennsylvania Ave
Palm Harbor 34683
Phone: 727-784-3711

The Shepherd Center
304 S Pinellas Ave
Tarpon Springs 34689
Phone: 352-871-4387
Volunteers and donations get the food pantry going. Perishable items, like dairy or milk, are given out along with boxes of canned groceries.

Other free food assistance programs in Pinellas County

For more information on pantries and food assistance programs in Pinellas County Florida that may be near you, dial 727-258-4940. Additional non-profits distribute groceries, meals, process applications for government aid and provide other resources.

By Jon McNamara

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